Ableton has announced the release date for Live 9. After almost four years since Live 8 came out, the wait will finally be over.

Live 9 will be available right away for download. The wait for those of you who want Push will be just a little longer, but pre-ordering starts at March 5 as well.

If you don't have Live 8 yet or are still on an earlier or lesser version, but would like to get Live 9, now's the time. You can save 25% on any Live 8, Intro, Suite, Max for Live and all Partner Instruments. And get the upgrade to Live 9 for free. The offer stands till March 4. Head over to Ableton's shop to have a look.

Around the time of the release, Ableton User Groups around the world will hold events where Ableton Certified Trainers, product specialist and artists will showcasing Live 9 and Push. Check out the dates on Ableton's blog.